There is talk of the demolition and reconstruction of Robb Elementary School. Here’s what happened after the other school massacres. CNN


Students are set to return to class on Tuesday, just months after the devastating mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. But the survivors will never return to the building where 19 of his classmates and two teachers were murdered in May.

Rob Elementary School will be demolished, Uvalde’s mayor, Don McLaughlin, said during a July city council meeting, According to CNN affiliate KSAT-TV.

“We could never have asked a child to go back or a teacher to go back to that school,” McLaughlin said.

According to Texas State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, demolishing schools has become so common after mass shootings that a federal grant process is available.

It is disappointing for such a process to even exist, Gutierrez Told Ksat-TV in May.

“What kind of world are we living in, the law was made to break these schools?” They said.

Other schools have also taken the route of destroying buildings after a mass tragedy.

“In many cases, these schools are closed or completely rebuilt in an effort to reduce the painful reminders they have become for members of the community,” he said. violence prevention center At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

It is not clear when Rob Elementary School will be demolished and whether it will be replaced by another school or a monument or other building will take its place.

Meanwhile, survivors of the attack will attend classes at other schools in the school district.

District Superintendent, Hal Harrell has drawn up plans To make schools safe.

But some families are still not feeling comfortable to return and are shifting to other districts or taking online classes. A total of 416 students have been transferred from the district and 136 have taken admission in virtual education. According to KSAT-TV.

Here’s a look at what happened at other schools after the horrific attacks:

sandy hook primary to reopen

Attack date: 14 December 2012

place: Newtown, Connecticut

Number of victims killed: 26 (including 20 children aged 6 and 7 and six adults,

What happened at school: The whole school was torn down and rebuilt.

Three weeks after the gruesome attack, Sandy Hook students Visited the nearby town of Monroe and began attending classes at Chalk Hill Middle School, which was no longer being used as a middle school,

Four years after the massacre, a newly constructed Sandy Hook Elementary opened for students – including fourth graders who were kindergarteners during bloodbath,

Attack date: 20 April 1999

place: Littleton, Colorado

Number of victims killed: 13 (including 12 students and one teacher,

What happened at school: Columbine High School was closed for the rest of the school year. Officials said the attack damaged about 23,000 square feet of the school and left an estimated 900 to 1,000 bullet and shrapnel holes in walls and ceilings,

Four months later, at the start of the new school year, most schools reopened – except for the library, where most of the massacre took place. This was demolished and replaced with a newly constructed school libraryWhich is called the Hope Library.

Parkland survivor explains why she won’t return

Attack date: February 14, 2018

place: Parkland, Florida

Number of victims killed: 17 (Including 14 students and three staff members,

What happened at school: The students returned to campus two weeks after the massacre. But the school’s building 12, where most of the victims were killed, was closed behind emergency tape and its windows were covered,

a New building It was later replaced by the temporary classrooms the students were using after the slaughter.

Shooting Survivor: I’m Not Surprised

Attack date: 18 May 2018

place: Santa Fe, Texas

Number of victims killed: 10 (consisting of eight students and two teachers,

What happened at school: Students returned after 11 days of bloodshed.

even though There were only two days left in the school yearSenior Caitlyn Richards said she doesn’t want her high school career to end with narcissism.

“I don’t know if we’ll ever be ready to go back to school,” she told CNN affiliate KTRK on the day school resumed.

“But I don’t want that last day to be the last memory of my senior year. I just want to know that I can see all my classmates one more time.”